Request for Applications
Every year the Lupus Foundation of America issues requests for applications to fund research that will expand our understanding of lupus and help develop more effective treatments.
LFA's 2013 Requests for Applications (RFAs)
Note: The Letter of Intent and Proposal deadline for our 2013 RFAs have expired. Check back in January 2014 for our next round of RFAs.
Applications were accepted for four new RFAs for LFA's 2013 National Research Program:
Career Development Award
Download application guidelines (no Letter of Intent required)
Advancement of Research on Stem Cells in Lupus
Download application guidelines for RFA 013-01 S
Download application guidelines for RFA 013-02 NP
Pediatric Lupus: Quality of Life
Download application guidelines for RFA 013-04 P
What you need to know:
- Awards in the amounts of $120,000
- Duration of award: One year
Applicants are encouraged to register and complete a professional profile in proposalCENTRAL as soon as possible. Applicants should ensure that their grants and contracts office has registered their institutional, financial, and signing officials with proposalCENTRAL.
LFA uses an electronic grants submission process. All interested grant applicants must submit their full application packages through proposalCENTRAL at the following webpage: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/.
A proposalCENTRAL helpline is available for questions from applicants, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., EST. Customer support is available via phone at 1-800-875-2562 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper or emailed Letters of Intent or Proposals will not be accepted under any circumstances.
Lupus Insight Prize
Note: The Letter of Intent and Proposal deadline for the 2012-2013 Lupus Insight Prize competition have expired. Check back late 2013 for an announcement about the next competition.
Learn more about the prize and the nomination process at lupusinsightprize.org.